Accounting, MBA

MBA Concentration

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Why an MBA in Accounting from JBU?

Accounting provides students and managers with the information needed to make effective decisions for the future.  Through JBU's MBA in Accounting program, you will learn the critical concepts that manage accounting data, drive financial reporting, and influence managerial decisions that will help you succeed whether working for a local company or multinational conglomerate.

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Is an MBA in Accounting for me?

This program is for people who want to add depth to their accounting knowledge beyond a bachelor’s degree and get a more well-rounded business and administration background. It is also for those who want to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). You'll take a deep dive into more advanced accounting principles and gain credit toward professional certifications. 

 

Through JBU's MBA in Accounting program, you will:

Enjoy a Flexible Format

Complete your coursework on your schedule either 100% online or through a combination of online and in-person classes at the John Brown University Rogers Center. Every MBA class offers a zoom component so you will have the opportunity to connect with your professor and classmates.

The program is 36-45 credit hours long, depending on whether you have undergraduate coursework in a business-related field. Students typically graduate within two years but can take more or less time if needed.

Set Yourself Apart

Pursuing a graduate degree in accounting gives you a broad knowledge helpful for managerial decision-making while also providing in-depth knowledge of accounting practices. 

Through the MBA in Accounting, you will gain the knowledge needed to make effective decisions for the future and develop the skill set you need to differentiate yourself from your peers. You will also earn credit hours toward professional certification standards.

Use Your Degree

87% of JBU graduate students landed* within 6 months of graduation, according to a survey conducted by the JBU Career Development Department for 2019-2020 graduates.

*landed: employed, grad school, volunteer, or military

All JBU business programs are accredited by or candidates for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is an accrediting organization dedicated to improving the quality of business schools and programs around the world, and ultimately to improving the practice of business in every industry around the world. Member institutions adhere to the highest standards and focus on student learning outcomes, providing the kind of education that is relevant to the marketplace.